Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Holmès [née Holmes], Augusta Mary Annelocked

  • W. H. G. Flood
  • , revised by Hugh Macdonald


Holmès [née Holmes], Augusta Mary Anne (1847–1903), composer, born in the rue de Berri, Paris, on 16 December 1847, was the daughter of Captain Dalkeith Holmes, an Irishman who had settled in Paris in 1820 and married Augusta Shearer in 1827. Her godfather was the poet ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

S. Sadie, ed., , 20 vols. (1980); 2nd edn., 29 vols. (2001)
G. Grove, ed., , 5 vols. (1878–90); 2nd edn, ed. J. A. Fuller Maitland (1904–10); 3rd edn, ed. H. C. Colles (1927); 4th edn. with suppl. (1940); 5th edn., ed. E. Blom, 9 vols. (1954), suppl. (1961)